The freedesktop specification describes how to identify file types, launch applications, and other useful desktop functions. A useful spec I’ve found recently is for launching desktop applications when you log into your machine.
In my Kubuntu 20.10 system, the directory
$HOME/.config/autostart can contain
.desktop files that describes the applications to start on login. Drop whichever desktop file you wish to start there. In other systems it may be located under
If you want to start up a script instead, you can put the script under